Thank you for joining us for ACIM Radio! In this first episode, Circle Founder Robert Perry and Executive Director Emily Bennington discuss the Circle of Atonement’s ethos of representing A Course in Miracles as accurately as possible and how this is rooted in our view that the Course really was written by Jesus and represents a restatement in contemporary language of his unique message from long ago.
The following is a timestamp of the episode for your convenience.
3:30 Origin of the Circle of Atonement
5:30 Building a culture of fidelity to the Course
9:15 Jesus as the author of the Course
13:00 Historical Jesus and his revolutionary vision
17:30 Similarities between Jesus’ original teachings and A Course in Miracles
22:30 Jesus’ vision as the “missing piece” in healing a divided world
28:30 Why didn’t we accept Jesus’ message the first time around?
35:20 Jesus as a threat to modern-day Christianity
37:30 Incorporating Jesus’ vision the Course community
41:00 The importance of interpreting the Course as Jesus intended
46:00 Mission of the Circle moving forward
53:20 Closing remarks
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- Support our work and help us share A Course in Miracles with the world: circleofa.org/support
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